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[Pakistan] Behavioural support programme to make TB patients quit smoking receives BUPA Foundation prize

The BUPA Foundation has awarded a high commendation prize for research led by the University of York into effective ways of helping tuberculosis patients in Pakistan to give up smoking.
added Nov 24, 2012 19:06

[UK-Northern Ireland] 39% of lung donations from smokers

More than one in three lung transplants in the last three years have been from donors who smoked, Health Minister Earl Howe has disclosed. In a written reply, Lord Howe said that between April 2009 and 2012, 39% of lung transplants were from donors "wi
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 18:20

[Pakistan] Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of chronic lung diseases

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease) in Pakistan, said experts in a programme organized to commemorate world chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at Dow University of Health Science. Speakers includin
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 23, 2012 15:00

15 Million in U.S. Have COPD, a Lung Disease

Prevalence of the chronic condition is highest in Kentucky, CDC says / Fifteen million U.S. adults have diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and many more may have the debilitating condition but not know it, a new report says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 21, 2012 14:50

Pakistan Chest Society marks World COPD Day

The Federal Chapter of the Pakistan Chest Society (PCS) organised a seminar for specialist doctors, general practitioners and other health professionals to commemorate the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day here in a local hotel on Sa
The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 11:01

UK biobank to shed light on smoking health mystery

* * Largest ever study on gene variants linked to lung disease * May help target treatment and fast-track drug research
added Nov 14, 2012 13:11

[UK] Hard-hitting health campaign targets Torbay smokers

A new hard-hitting public awareness campaign has been launched today by Smokefree South West. The campaign is being supported by the British Lung Foundation, marking World COPD Day.
This is South Devon (uk)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:21

Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09

Cigarette smoke increases Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation via oxidative stress

These observations indicate that the bioactive effects of CS may extend to the resident microbiota of the nasopharynx, with implications for the pathogenesis of respiratory infection in CS-exposed humans.
American Society of Microbiology
added Nov 12, 2012 13:01
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Women's Respiratory Symptoms May Vary With Menstrual Cycle

Levels of cough were higher just after ovulation among women with asthma, smokers and those who were overweight. Levels of cough were higher just prior to ovulation and menses in women with low rates of respiratory symptoms.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2012 10:41
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